What?! This Chicago Guy Runs Shirtless All Through The Winter!

A local running store has canceled some of its group runs because of the cold, but Mason Saadat still ventures out shirtless. Photo: Daily Herald Video

A local running store has canceled some of its group runs because of the cold, but Mason Saadat still ventures out shirtless. Photo: Daily Herald Video

It’s one thing to run in shorts in the winter—that’s not uncommon for some runners, even when the temperature dips to the low to mid-20s—but running shirtless amid the chill of a Chicago winter? That’s how 61-year-old Mason Saadat heads out the door, even when it’s a bone-chilling 5 degrees, according to an article in the Daily Herald newspaper. Saadat, who lives in Arlington Heights, Ill., runs 60 miles a week without a shirt, but he admits he does cover his hands—sometimes with oven mitts—to keep from getting frostbitten fingers.

Can’t believe it? Here’s the video:

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